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Pharmaceutical Companies Rely on Nitrogen

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : July 14, 2020

Pharmaceutical firms research, develop, and manufacture over-the-counter and prescription drugs and medicines. Usage of these drugs includes, but is not limited to, vaccinations, treatment for chronic conditions, and pain management. To protect the health and well-being of the public, the pharmaceutical industry is one of the most highly regulated industries. For instance, in the United […]

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Butane for THC and CBD Extraction Trend Requires Some Simple Steps to Stay Safe

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : May 28, 2020

On May 17th, 2020, twelve firefighters were injured after an explosion occurred at a facility where butane is used for cannabis extraction. It is not yet known if butane was the cause of the explosion but, it was reported that, butane canisters where found in and around the building. The investigation is ongoing. According to […]

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Nitrogen Blanketing

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : May 07, 2020

What is Nitrogen Blanketing? Nitrogen (N2) blanketing is a process by which nitrogen is added to fill the headspace (the area between the fill line of a tank’s contents and the top of the storage vessel) to eliminate oxygen and moisture from storage tanks. Nitrogen is commonly used to blanket due to its extremely low […]

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Explosive Growth in Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Production

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : April 30, 2020

Overview On January 31, 2020, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) declared a public health emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shortly thereafter, hand sanitizer began to disappear from U.S. retailers’ shelves, as anxious consumers (and, unfortunately, opportunistic hoarders and resellers as well) swept up all available stock. In the ensuing months, traditional […]

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Sterilizing and Reusing N95 Respirators

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : April 16, 2020

Overview Personal protection equipment (“PPE”)includes the gloves, gowns, N95 respiratory masks, and other items required by doctors, nurses, andother healthcare personnelresponsible for treating patients, including those suffering from infectious diseases.  As has become evident in the current COVID-19 emergency affecting the globe, during a crisis, these critical items may not always be available in the […]

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Protecting Precious Cargo: Safety Monitoring at IVF and Cryogenic Facilities

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : March 27, 2020

Overview In March 2018, at two separate fertility clinics, one in Clevelandand the other in San Francisco, the cryogenic tanks storing eggs and embryos malfunctioned, resulting in devastating losses for couples hoping to conceive children. Nationwide, as of December 2019, there were more than 440 sites that store embryos or eggs in specialized storage tanks […]

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Consumers Have No Beef Eating Plant-Based Meats

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : March 11, 2020

Overview How about meat without involving animals? Move over, veggie burgers; food companies such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, among others, have created plant-based meats that smell, taste, and look (imagine a thick, juicy hamburger) like the real thing. Unlike traditional veggie burgers, made from soy and bean paste, which have been marketed primarily […]

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Cannabis Extraction Safety

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : January 30, 2020

In 1996, California passed Proposition 215, making it the first of many states to ultimately legalize medical cannabis; as of January 2020, an additional 32 states and the District of Columbia have also made medical cannabis legal. Additionally, recreational use of cannabis is now legal in 11 states and is decriminalized in many others. Cannabis legalization […]

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What Is Up With Helium

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : December 12, 2019

Helium is the second most abundant element in the universe and used across a variety of industries. Valued for more than simply filling party balloons, helium is of critical importance in many commercial applications, including high-tech, automotive, healthcare, and aerospace. Helium Uses For instance, the manufacture of fiber optics requires an all-helium environment to prevent […]

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